10 April 2014
The response to the Syrian crisis in Jordan is becoming increasingly more sophisticated with the implementation at scale of WFP’s food voucher programme. This study offers insights into the economics of the food voucher programme—documenting its direct and indirect effects on the Jordanian economy. Findings of this study rely on secondary data, field visits, and the implementation of an input-output model. Key sources of data include WFP’s emergency operation office, retailers participating in the food voucher programme, academia, NGOs, Board of Commerce and the Ministry of Planning.
31 October 2008
This study analyzes the food markets of Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, Iran, Iraq, and Yemen (ME-ODC Countries), to better understand their dynamics, particularly in light of the sudden flare in food prices.